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Calculational investigation of impact cratering dynamics: Early time material motions

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dc.contributor.author Thomsen, Jeffrey M.
dc.contributor.author Austin, Michael G.
dc.contributor.author Ruhl, Stephen F.
dc.contributor.author Schultz, Peter H., 1944-
dc.contributor.author Orphal, Dennis L.
dc.date.accessioned 2020-05-20T20:26:02Z
dc.date.available 2020-05-20T20:26:02Z
dc.date.issued 1979
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11753/1537
dc.description.abstract Early time two-dimensional finite difference calculations of laboratory-scale hypervelocity (6 km/sec) impact of 0.3 g spherical 2024 aluminum projectiles into homogeneous plasticene clay targets were performed and the resulting material motions analyzed. Results show that the initial jetting of vaporized target material is qualitatively similar to experimental observation. en
dc.description.statementofresponsibility Jeffrey M. Thomsen, Michael G. Austin, and Stephen F. Ruhl, Physics International Company, 2700 Merced Street, San Leandro, California 94577, Peter H. Schultz, The Lunar and Planetary Institute, 3303 NASA Road 1, Houston, Texas 77058, Dennis L. Orphal, California Research and Technology, Incorporated, 4049 First Street, Suite 135, Livermore, California 94550
dc.format.extent Pages 2741-2756
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Pergamon Press en
dc.relation.ispartof Proceedings of the Tenth Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Houston, TX, March 19-23, 1979
dc.relation.ispartofseries LPI contribution ; no. 385
dc.subject Cratering en
dc.title Calculational investigation of impact cratering dynamics: Early time material motions en
dc.type Book chapter en


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